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Sunday, 15 January 2017

Sunday Walk 2: The Chilterns near Henley

 Henley Circular via Middle Assendon
A shorter version of the Stonor Circular: Book 2 walk 6
14 km 8.8 ml
Difficulty 6/10

This short version of the book 2 classic doesn't go as far as Stonor but still has impressive Chiltern views.
Lunch: the Rainbow in Middle Assendon (01491-574879). Give them a ring.
Tea: Henley has plenty of tea places and pubs.
The Chocolate Theatre Cafe (01491-411412) comes recommended. Open 9-5:30 daily.
Trains: Get the 09:45 Oxford train from Paddington (Ealing Broadway 09:53). Change at Twyford for the Henley train (arr 10:36 dep 10:43 platform 5) arr Henley 10:55.
Return trains at xx:07 changing at Twyford.
Get a return to Henley on Thames.
If you would usually walk to Paddington from the Central Line, note that Lancaster Gate station is closed for refurbishment.
Walk Directions are available online. They were updated to give clearer directions through the wood near the end. The short walk is option (a)


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